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2012-01-19 20:00:00

Advance Dx, Inc. newly patented serum separating blood collection card to enhance efforts to screen all Americans for early disease detection. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 19, 2012 Advance Dx, Inc. announced the issuance of US Patent No. 8,062,608 from the US Patent office, which relates to the ADx 100 serum separating blood collection card for use by the clinical laboratory industry. This marks the first time such a patented collection device has been made available for all laboratories....

2011-12-29 22:55:00

This Cutting Edge Medical App has many ways to Monitor anyone´s health and a main features is Tracking Blood Test and comparing them side by side with past Blood Tests results. “My BloodWorks” has the functionality to include any Blood Value, with the ability to email results anytime. All Blood Tests are date stamped. (PRWEB) December 29, 2011 Recently released medical app "My BloodWorks" is a friendly, yet powerful tool toward tracking anybody's health thru blood tests and...

2011-10-10 07:00:00

According to QuickMedical, most people get lab tests after their doctor recommends one during an office visit. Now, a growing number of consumers are saving time and expense of seeing a physician and are ordering up their own tests, with heart-related assays among the most popular. For some, it's a way to keep track of measures that they want to regularly monitor. For others, a broad-based panel of tests may provide a quick snapshot of overall health, or a particular test could address...

2011-08-10 18:15:52

Press release from PLoS Medicine Despite being widely available for sale in low-and-middle income countries, commercial serological tests used to detect active tuberculosis (by identifying antibodies to the tuberculosis-causing bacterium in a blood sample) do not accurately diagnose TB and, furthermore, often test positive when the patient does not have TB (false positive) and test negative when the patient actually has TB (false negative). In addition, as shown in India, the use of such...

2011-08-08 19:54:01

In patients with acute myocardial infarction (heart attack), blood loss from greater use of phlebotomy (blood drawn for diagnostic testing) appears to be independently associated with the development of hospital-acquired anemia (HAA), according to a report published Online First by Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. The article is part of the journal's Less Is More series. Anemia (low red blood cell count or low hemoglobin level) is associated with greater...

2011-07-28 09:22:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VeraLight Inc., a privately held medical device company, today announced its SCOUT DS® Device was granted CE Mark approval for noninvasive diabetes screening. The easy to operate device needs no blood, does not require fasting, and yields an immediate result. The patient simply places their forearm onto the portable table-top unit and a quantitative result is reported in about three minutes. Data from 421 study subjects...


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